More Sports / Track & Field Sep 10, 2019

Two Russian Olympic champs refused clearance for worlds

Two Olympic gold medalists from Russia were refused clearance Tuesday to compete as neutral athletes at the upcoming IAAF World Athletics Championships. High jumper Anna Chicherova and race walker Elena Lashmanova, who have both served doping bans, were among 18 Russians rejected by the IAAF, ...

More Sports / Track & Field Jul 25, 2017

Japan men book spots in both relays for worlds

The Japan men's 4x100-meter and 4x400 relay teams have booked a spot for the upcoming IAAF World Athletics Championships in London, the Japan Association of Athletics Federations said Tuesday. Yoshihide Kiryu and Kenji Fujimitsu have been selected for the 4x100 for the Aug. 4-13 championships ...

JAAF names marathon squad for world championships

More Sports / Track & Field Mar 17, 2017

JAAF names marathon squad for world championships

Yuka Ando, who clocked Japan's fourth-best time in her debut race on Sunday, was named among six marathon runners by the Japan Association of Athletics Federations on Friday to compete at this summer's IAAF World Athletics Championships in London. The 23-year-old, one of the three ...

Symmonds won't compete for Team USA at worlds

More Sports / Track & Field Aug 11, 2015

Symmonds won't compete for Team USA at worlds

Nick Symmonds' next destination? A fishing hole somewhere far away from the finish line in Beijing. As other runners wrap up their preparation for the upcoming IAAF World Athletics Championships, Symmonds plans to retreat into nature seeking solitude after being left off the U.S. squad ...